Latest News for Perry Local Schools


On Friday, October 22nd, the 2010 Inductees to the PHS Athletic Hall of Fame were announced during the Perry vs. Jackson football game. The 2011 class includes: Archie Herring (1986), Leslie Shoppelrey (1990) , Tom Pukys (1986),  Dick Nelson (1962), Alison Heppe (1997), Chuck Jolliff (1981) and Jamie Howell (1984).

This year’s induction dinner will be Thursday, February 3, 2011, at 6:00pm at the Executive Events Center in Perry Township.  Tickets are $30.00 and may be purchased by contacting Tracy Schlup at or 330-477-8121 ext. 311.

PHS Alumni Scholarship Dance

March 5, 2011
9:00pm – 12:00am (doors open at 8:00pm)
McKinley Eagles (5024 Monticello Street N.W.)
$20.00 per person – includes admission and refreshments
Featuring Jimmy & The Soulblazers
Proceeds benefit the scholarship program.

Tickets may be purchased by contacting Fred at 330-478-2413 or Terry at 330-327-4426.

Perry Junior High Wrestling Team

The Perry Jr. High Wrestling Team has been working extremely hard this season and has enjoyed some success. But they are not content with what they have accomplished thus far.

The team is made up of 7th and 8th graders from Pfeiffer and Edison. This season they have first place finishes at the Wadsworth, Meadowbrook, Cambridge and Waynedale tournaments. They also finished first at the Federal League Dual Tournament with a record of 5-0.


PHS Speech and Debate

For the third week in a row, the Perry Speech and Debate Team took first-place sweepstakes honors.  There were 35 schools in attendance at the Wooster Varsity Invitational on Saturday, January 22.  Receiving individual honors were:  Justin Woody and Alli Francis (Champions – Duo Interp), Kim Rose and Suzi Shapuite (3rd – Duo), Caleb Snyder (2nd – Humor), Travis Williams (6th – Humor), Mariah Glascock (4th – Oratorical), Austin Black (2nd – Prose/Poetry), Matt Meeks (3rd – USX), Charlie Jeffreys (5th – IX), Erin Moore (5th – Impromptu), Laura Markley (4th – Impromptu), and Nick Bentley (5th – Super Congress).
Finishing in the top six in Student Congress chambers were:  Ben McGavin, Calvin Curtin, Mike Audi, and Aaron Dauterman.  Semi-finalists included:  Meghan Vodopich, Seth Boda, and Brittni Walter.
Quarter-finalists in Policy Debate were Emily Mayfield and Anna Liebler, and Tod Mohney and Karen Zimmer.
Congratulation Perry Speech and Debate.

Edison Scholastic Art Award Winners

Congratulations to Edison art students who were recently awarded Scholastic Awards!  Receiving highest gold key honors are ninth graders Kaitlin Andrews and Hector Cuellar.  Their works are being sent on to New York City for national judging.  Silver key awards were given to eighth graders Kristel Doong and Gabriel Stanton.  These four works, along with the rest of the area winners, can be viewed at Kent State Stark Campus Fine Arts Center until February 4th.

Honorable mention award-winners are eighth graders Logan Awad, Ashley Casterline, Erica Curtin, and ninth grader Gabrielle Geis.

Great job, Edison artists!

Reedurban Remembrance Committee

will be holding their next meeting at Reedurban Elementary in the Cafeteria on Thursday, March 10th at 6:30 PM.  We will be discussing events and schedules for the Spring Open House, Reedurban replica sales and future events in honor of Reedurban Elementary. All are welcome.  If you have any questions regarding this committee, please feel free to contact Andrea Clements, Principal at  330-478-6150.

Regional Scholastic Arts Competition

Congratulations to all of Perry’s art students competing in the Regional Scholastic Arts Competition.  Award winners are Matt Meeks with a Gold Key, Amanda Cameron, Justin Woody, Cassie Guiler, Jamie Weinfeld, and Tara Dedman all receiving Silver Keys. Honorable Mentions go out to Caleb Snyder, Justin Woody, Matt Meeks, Amanda Cameron, Molly Craig, Cassie Guiler, Caitlin Korchnak, Amy Degasperis, and Michelle Mann. The Gold and Silver Key winners work will be on display at Kent State University in the Regional Scholastic Art Show, open now through February 4th. Matt Meek’s Gold Key drawing will advance to New York City for National Competition. Congratulations to all of our artists!

Attention Fisher Foods Shoppers

Perry Baseball is participating in the Fisher Foods Community Rewards program. We need 50 Fisher Foods shoppers to register their Rewards Card number for our organization to participate. All we need is for Rewards card holders to register their card number for the Perry Baseball Bullpen Boosters. After we get 50 registered members Fishers will donate 1% to our organization.